Today's new Birdorable bird is our 102nd new species of parrot! Welcome the Blue-headed Parrot to our flock! The Blue-headed Parrot is a medium-sized parrot known for its striking appearance and vibrant lifestyle, primarily found in and around the lush Amazon... Read more »
The Blue-headed Parrot is a medium-sized species of parrot found in and around the Amazon basin in South America. They feed mainly on fruits, flowers, and seeds.
Their body plumage is predominantly green with a bright blue head and red undertail coverts.
Blue-headed Parrots are popular in aviculture, where they are known as Blue-headed Pioni (singular Pionus). In this capacity they are known as being affectionate and quiet companions.